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High Priestess 1809–1816

Anne Stott

in Hannah More: The First Victorian

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199274888
eISBN:
9780191714962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274888.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter argues, against some other More scholars, that Hannah More remained a significant character into her sixties. She became ever more closely associated with the Evangelical wing of the ... More


Nietzsche

G. A. Cohen

Jonathan Wolff (ed.)

in Lectures on the History of Moral and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149004
eISBN:
9781400848713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149004.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines Friedrich Nietzsche's moral philosophy, first by explaining what makes him different from most of the other moral philosophers such as David Hume, Thomas Hobbes, the Greeks, and ... More


H. L. Martensen

Stephen Backhouse

in Kierkegaard's Critique of Christian Nationalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604722
eISBN:
9780191729324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604722.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Philosophy of Religion

The role of the state and the place of the nation in Christian thought forms the backbone of Bishop Hans Lassen Martensen's speculative system. The chapter examines the issue as it appears in ... More


Achievement of Ambition

Ernest Campbell Mossner

in The Life of David Hume

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243365
eISBN:
9780191697241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243365.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The rise and progress of David Hume's reputation may be delineated through the opinions of certain influential periodicals, British and Continental, and of certain important individuals. The commonly ... More


The Critique of Morality

R. Kevin Hill

in Nietzsche's Critiques

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199285525
eISBN:
9780191700354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285525.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses Nietzsche's Genealogy of Morals. Each essay is based on an encounter with a different aspect of Kant's moral philosophy — rational reconstruction of moral institutions, the ... More


Law

Gianfranco Piggo

in Durkheim

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198780878
eISBN:
9780191695391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198780878.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter presents Durkheim's contribution to the sociology of law using two texts: Division, and a book whose English version is entitled Professional Ethics and Civic Morals. It explains ... More


Allegories of Reading: Figural Language in Rousseau, Nietzsche, Rilke, and Proust

Martin McQuillan

in The Paul De Man Notebooks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748641048
eISBN:
9781474400954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641048.003.0035
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this article, Paul de Man discusses his plan to complete a book entitled Allegories of Reading. The book offers a reading of four important authors — Friedrich Nietzsche, Rainer Maria Rilke, ... More


Nietzsche's Moral Perspectivism

Robert C. Solomon

in Living with Nietzsche: What the Great "Immoralist" has to Teach Us

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195160147
eISBN:
9780199835065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195160142.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Nietzsche's moral perspectivism is one of the central and best-known themes of his philosophy. I interpret his genealogical argument in On the Genealogy of Moralsas an ad hominem argument, not so ... More


Kant on Responsibility for Consequences

Thomas E. Hill

in Respect, Pluralism, and Justice: Kantian Perspectives

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238348
eISBN:
9780191597688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238347.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Moves beyond time‐worn debates as to whether we can determine what we ought to do independently of the predicted consequences. Rather, the questions concern moral blame and liability for the bad ... More


Treating Humanity as an End

Steven Sverdlik

in Motive and Rightness

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199594948
eISBN:
9780191725401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594948.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Another version of Kant's Categorical Imperative is the Formula of Humanity. This is investigated with regard to its treatment of the deontic relevance of motives. The portion of the formula ... More


“Moral Magick”:: Cambridge Platonism and the Third Earl of Shaftesbury

Seth Lobis

in Virtue of Sympathy: Magic, Philosophy, and Literature in Seventeenth-Century England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300192032
eISBN:
9780300210415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300192032.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Against the idea of a linear “disenchantment of the world,” this chapter makes a case for the persistence of magical views of sympathy in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. The ... More


The Truth of Morality

Jean-François Kervégan

in The Actual and the Rational: Hegel and Objective Spirit

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226023809
eISBN:
9780226023946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226023946.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter refutes the idea that Hegel's critique of the "moral view of the world" involves a complete break with the principles of Kantian ethics. Hegel's theory of Sittlichkeit is rather an ... More


The Institutions of the Intellect, or Spirit contra Kant

Larry Sommer McGrath

in Making Spirit Matter: Neurology, Psychology, and Selfhood in Modern France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226699790
eISBN:
9780226699967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226699967.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Contestations over the intellect's role in science, spirit, and selfhood came to the fore at the turn of the twentieth century. The chapter focuses on neo-Kantian thought, which was cultivated in The ... More


Sorrentiner Papiere

Paolo D’Iorio

in Nietzsche's Journey to Sorrento: Genesis of the Philosophy of the Free Spirit

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226164564
eISBN:
9780226288659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226288659.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter identifies various important ideas that emerge in Nietzsche's posthumous fragments dating from his time in Sorrento, and tracks these ideas through to their ultimate manifestations in ... More


How We Become What We Are: Nietzsche’s Genealogy of Morals

Roy Brand

in LoveKnowledge: The Life of Philosophy from Socrates to Derrida

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160445
eISBN:
9780231530842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160445.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines Friedrich Nietzsche's Genealogy of Morals, in which he states that philosophy shapes the material of life into a beautiful and interesting existence. The problem for Nietzsche ... More


Gilbert’s Act: workhouses for the vulnerable

Samantha A. Shave

in Pauper Policies: Poor Law Practice in England, 1780-1850

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719089633
eISBN:
9781526124142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089633.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This is the first of two chapters which examine poor law ‘enabling acts’. This chapter considers the importance of Thomas Gilbert’s Act, passed in 1782. Gilbert’s Act was passed with the intention ... More


Restricting relief: the impact of Sturges Bourne’s reforms

Samantha A. Shave

in Pauper Policies: Poor Law Practice in England, 1780-1850

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719089633
eISBN:
9781526124142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089633.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The second chapter about ‘enabling acts’ examines the impact of Sturges Bourne’s Acts of 1818 and 1819. Sturges Bourne’s Acts permitted parishes to employ an assistant overseer whose main task was to ... More


Schleiermacher

Gunter Scholtz

in Music in German Philosophy: An Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226768373
eISBN:
9780226768397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226768397.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter offers a short biography of Friedrich Daniel Ernst Schleiermacher and addresses his particular thoughts on musical philosophy. Schleiermacher was born on November 21, 1768. He married ... More


Symbolic Violence and Affective Affinities

Steven Threadgold

in Bourdieu and Affect: Towards a Theory of Affective Affinities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529206616
eISBN:
9781529206623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206616.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Chapter Five considers how tastes, ethics, morals, values, aesthetics and the like are all key to thinking about modes of distinction and the dissemination of symbolic violence. These phenomena are ... More


Policy work and the ethics of obedience and resistance: perspectives from Britain and beyond

Tony Evans

in Social Work and the Making of Social Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447349150
eISBN:
9781447349204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349150.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

In this chapter, I will explore core tensions for social workers underlying their roles as policy implementers in welfare agencies, and consider the ethical questions this tension raises in ... More


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